Measurable snow expected Saturday into Sunday

February 22, 2019 10:36 PM

Minnesotans can plan for more snow throughout the weekend, according to KSTP Meteorologist Dave Dahl. 

Dahl said Minnesotans can expect to wake up Saturday morning to snow. The precipitation is expected to take a break but will return in the evening, according to Dahl. 

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Dahl said the heaviest snow is expected in the evening. He added the snow is expected to taper off by Sunday morning. 

Track the storm using the KSTP interactive radar 

According to Dahl, 4 to 6 inches of snow are expected in the northwest parts of the metro, while the rest of the metro and southern Minnesota could see 6 to 8 inches. 

Because of the snow, a blizzard warning has been issued for a number of Minnesota counties, including Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Dakota, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Scott, Sibley and Watonwan counties. The blizzard warning is in effect from 9 p.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday. 

A winter storm watch has also been issued for portions of western Wisconsin, including Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Barron, Rusk and St. Croix counties. 

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